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Kindred (Black Women Writers Series)

by Octavia E. Butler

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Published
2003
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780807083697
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Boston: Beacon Press, 2003. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light wear to corners. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 287 pages including reading guide. This masterpiece pulls us--along with the Black female hero--through time to face the horrors of slavery and explore the impacts of racism, sexism, and white supremacy then… Read more
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Brave New World (Perennial Library Edition)

by Aldous Huxley

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Published
1989
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Good+
ISBN
9780060809836
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New York: HarperPerennial, 1989. Paperback. Good. Interior pristine. Spine creased. Wear to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 270 pages. A searching vision of an unequal, technologically-advanced future where humans are genetically bred, socially indoctrinated, and pharmaceutically anesthetized to passively uphold an authoritarian ruling order-all at the cost of our freedom, full humanity, and perhaps… Read more
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Brave New World (Penguin Modern Classics)

by Aldous Huxley

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Published
1955
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Good+
ISBN
9780140010527
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Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin in association with Chatto and Windus, 1955. Mass Market Paperback. 1969 reprint. Good+. Unmarked. Pages lightly tanned. Spine tight with creases and slight tilt. Reading wear to edges and corners. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 201 pages.
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The Handmaid's Tale

by Margaret Atwood

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Published
February 1987
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Very Good+
ISBN
9780449212608
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New York: Ballantine / Fawcett Crest, February 1987. Mass Market Paperback. 21st printing, December 1989. Very Good. Interior unmarked, but lightly tanned. Spine straight and tight with light spine crease. Cover clean and bright with front hinge crease. Edgewear. 395 pages. Winner of the 1985 Governor General's (Canada) Award and the first Arthur C. Clarke Award in 1987. Adapted into… Read more
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The Hobbit or There and Back Again (Revised Edition) (Lord of the Rings Series)

by J.R.R. Tolkien

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Published
February 1966
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Very Good
Edition
Revised Edition
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New York: Ballantine Books, February 1966. Mass Market Paperback. Revised Edition. Dolphin Edition. U7093. Seventh printing, May 1967. Very Good. Lightly tanned. Prior owner's name penciled to first page. Text unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Small dent to spine head. Covers clean. Crease at front hinge. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 287 pages.
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Time for the Stars

by Robert A. Heinlein

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Published
May 1978
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780345260734
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New York: Del Ray / Ballantine, May 1978. Mass Market Paperback. Ballantine 26073. Second Ballantine Printing, November 1978. Very Good. Interior tanned but unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased, but faded. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 188 pages. For a telepathic twin on an exploratory space voyage only a few years pass,… Read more
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God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater; or, Pearls Before Swine

by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

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Published
May 1971
Condition
Good
Edition
First Delacorte printing
ISBN
9780440029298
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New York: Delacorte Press / Seymour Lawrence, May 1971 [c. 1965]. Hardcover. First Delacorte printing (stated). Turquoise linen over boards with silver facsimile signature to front board and silver/black printing to spine. Front flap has $7.95 price and 2929 catalog ID. Rear flap has 0571 date code. Good book in a Good+ jacket. Front and rear hinges cracked. No markings.… Read more
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Deadeye Dick: A Novel

by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

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Published
October 1982
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Trade Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780440017806
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New York: Delacorte Press / Seymour Lawrence, October 1982. First Trade Paperback Edition (no additional printings listed). Very Good. Prior owner's name penciled to half-title page. Personal note penciled to dedication page. Text block unmarked. Spine faded, but straight, tight and uncreased. Dust stains to edges. No tears, creases or folds. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped.… Read more
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More Than Human

by Theodore Sturgeon

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Published
1953
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780345243898
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New York: Ballantine Books, October 1953. Mass Market Paperback. Ninth U.S. Printing, February 1975. Very Good. Interior unmarked, but tanned. Spine straight and tight, but creased. Reading wear to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 188 pages. Winner of the 1954 International Fantasy Award. One of the nine classic novels of the 1950s and one of the… Read more
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Doctor Dolittle in the Moon (Doctor Dolittle, 8)

by Hugh Lofting

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Published
1956
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Very Good
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Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott. Hardcover. 1956. Yellow pictorial cover. Very Good book / no jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, faded. Spine ends and lower corners bumped. Price label ghost to upper corner of front cover. Not from a library. No remainder mark. vi+186 pages. B&W illustrations by the author throughout. Doctor Dolittle has landed on the Moon… Read more
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Majipoor Chronicles (Majipoor Chronicles, 2)

by Robert Silverberg

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Published
February 1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780553229288
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$8.95

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New York: Bantam, February 1983. Mass Market Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Interior unmarked, lightly tanned. Spine straight, creased. Creases and edgewear to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 281 pages.
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Valentine Pontifex (Majipoor Chronicles, 3)

by Robert Silverberg

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Published
October 1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780877955443
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New York: Arbor House, October 1983. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Third book in the Lord Valentine/Majipoor Chronicle series. Quarter-bound in purple linen with blue paper sides. Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Text block unmarked. Foxing to edges and endpapers. Spine straight and tight. Edgewear and two 1/4-inch tears to jacket. Not from a library.… Read more
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A Robert Silverberg Omnibus

by Robert Silverberg

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Published
September 1981
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Science Fiction Book Club printing
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$16.90

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New York: Harper & Row / SFBC, September 1981. Hardcover. First SFBC printing. Gutter code "L28" on page 496 indicates July 1981 printing date. Quarter-bound in dark blue cloth over boards with light blue sides and title stamped in red on spine. Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Interior unmarked. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Endpapers… Read more
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Lord Valentine's Castle (Majipoor Chronicles, 1)

by Robert Silverberg

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Published
June 1980
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Science Fiction Book Club printing
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New York: Harper & Row / SFBC, June 1980. Hardcover. June 1980. First SFBC printing of the first book of the Lord Valentine/Majipoor Chronicle series. Gutter code "K21" on page 465 indicates first printing in May 1980. Navy boards with light blue lettering in dust Jacket with "Book Club Edition" printed at the bottom of the front flap and "3887"… Read more
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Shakespeare's Planet

by Clifford D. Simak

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Published
May 1976
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Science Fiction Book Club printing
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New York: Berkley / SFBC, 1976. Hardcover. First printing of the SFBC edition. Gutter code "G14" on page 177 indicates first printing in April 1976. Blue paper over boards with pink lettering to spine. Very Good book in a Fair jacket. Text block unmarked. A single "T" inked to FFEP. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Foxing to endpapers. Dust… Read more
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King David's Spaceship

by Jerry Pournelle

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Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Science Fiction Book Club
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New York: Simon and Schuster / SFBC, 1981. Hardcover. Science Fiction Book Club Edition. Very Good book in Very Good dust jacket. Interior unmarked. Foxing to top edge and endpapers. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Edgewear to jacket, chipping at spine head. Not from a library. xii+275 pages. The year is 3013. The imperial navy has invaded Prince Samual's world....… Read more
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The Cobra Event

by Richard Preston

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Published
October 1997
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, second paperback printing
ISBN
9780679457145
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New York: Random House, October 1997. Hardcover. First Edition, second printing before publication. Very Good book in a Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Dust soiling to edges and jacket. One inch closed tear to jacket at spine. Not from a library. Nice reading copy. 337 pages. The story of a secret counter-terror operation set in motion… Read more
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Space Merchants

by Frederik Pohl; C. M. Kornbluth

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Published
1953
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780345296979
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New York: Ballantine / Del Ray, 1953. Mass Market Paperabck. Twelfth Printing, July 1981. Very Good+. Interior unmarked, lightly tanned. Spine straight, tight and uncreasesd. Light wear to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 216 pages. It is the 20th Century, an advertisement-drenched world in which the big ad agencies dominate governments and everything… Read more
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The Starchild Trilogy

by Frederik Pohl; Jack Williamson

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Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday / SFBC. Hardcover. 1977. First printing of First Edition of the trilogy (not stated). Published by Nelson Doubleday for the Science Fiction Book Club, 1977. Gutter code "H36" on page 435, indicates a printing in September 1977. Very Good book in Very Good dust jacket. Interior unmarked. Foxing to top edge and endpapers. Spine… Read more
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The Hunger Games Trilogy Hardcover Set: Hunger Games, Catching Fire, Mockingjay

by Suzanne Collins

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Published
September 2008, 2009, 2010
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, later printing
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New York: Scholastic. September 2008, 2009, 2010. Hardcover. All volumes stated First Editions, later printings. No box. Near Fine books in Near Fine jackets. No markings. Spines straight, ends bumped. Slight edgewear to jackets, No tears. Vol 1 jacket has creases to jacket flaps. Not from a library. No remainder marks. Not clipped, $17.99 price intact on each volume. 1157… Read more
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